Zarah Ahmed, DDS

Board Certified Pediatric Specialist

Zarah Ahmed, DDS, was raised in the southwest and has lived in both Arizona and New Mexico. She earned a B.H.S in Physiology from the University of Arizona and after graduating she worked as a 6th grade middle school teacher at J.F.K. Middle School in Gallup. She obtained her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry.  She then completed her post-graduate pediatric dental residency program at University of Pennsylvania/Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Having started her path in dentistry 10 years ago volunteering at the El Rio Clinic in Tucson, Dr. Ahmed is committed to advocating access to oral healthcare both locally and internationally. She volunteers regularly at homeless shelters and is engaged in serving the community. She continues to keep up to date on the newest advancements in pediatric dentistry through continuing education to better serve her patients and their families. With a background in both teaching and health education, Dr. Ahmed has a gentle and caring touch. When she is not working, Dr. Ahmed likes to spend time with her family and travel. She also enjoys reading, hiking, painting, and listening to podcasts.